TITLE

Lyme Disease Complicated with Pseudotumor Cerebri

AUTHOR(S)
A. Nord, Jill; Karter, Dennis
PUB. DATE
July 2003
SOURCE
Clinical Infectious Diseases;7/15/2003, Vol. 37 Issue 2, pe25
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
To our knowledge, pseudotumor cerebri as a complication of Lyme disease has been described only in children. We report the first case of an adult with pseudotumor cerebri due to Lyme disease and the use of serial lumbar punctures as the sole therapy.
ACCESSION #
10360956

Tags: INTRACRANIAL hypertension;  LYME disease;  SPINE -- Puncture;  CHILDREN -- Diseases

 

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